Wat Chaiwatthanaram Ayutthaya Thailand. a Buddhist temple in the city of Ayutthaya Historical Park

Article 13. Unilateral visa exemption

Article 13. Unilateral visa exemption

  1. A decision on unilateral visa exemption for citizens of a country may be made only when the following conditions are fully met:

a/ Such country has diplomatic relations with Vietnam;

b/ The decision is conformable with Vietnam’s policies on socio-economic development and external relations in each period;

c/ The decision does not cause harms to Vietnam’s national defense, security, social order and safety.

  1. A decision on unilateral visa exemption is valid for at most 5 years and may be considered for extension. A decision on unilateral visa exemption shall be invalidated if the conditions prescribed in Clause 1 of this Article are no longer fully met.
  2. The Government shall, in pursuance to this Article, decide on definite unilateral visa exemption for each country.